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Health and Social Care Bill

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Supplementary

144   

Investment principles and reviews

145   

Borrowing

146   

Shortfall or excess of available funds, etc.

Chapter 7

Miscellaneous and general

147   

Secretary of State’s duty as respects variation in provision of health services

148   

Service of documents

149   

Electronic communications

150   

Interpretation, transitional provision and consequential amendments

Part 4

NHS foundation trusts & NHS trusts

Governance and management

151   

Governors

152   

Directors

153   

Members

154   

Accounts: initial arrangements

155   

Accounts: variations to initial arrangements

156   

Annual report and forward plan

157   

Meetings

158   

Voting

Foundation trust status

159   

Authorisation

160   

Bodies which may apply for foundation trust status

161   

Amendment of constitution

162   

Panel for advising governors

Finance

163   

Financial powers etc.

Functions

164   

Goods and services

165   

Private health care

166   

Information

167   

Significant transactions

Mergers, acquisitions, separations and dissolution

168   

Mergers

169   

Acquisitions

170   

Separations

171   

Dissolution

172   

Supplementary

 
 

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Failure

173   

Repeal of de-authorisation provisions

174   

Trust special administrators

175   

Objective of trust special administration

176   

Procedure etc.

177   

Action following final report

178   

Sections 174 to 177: supplementary

Abolition of NHS trusts

179   

Abolition of NHS trusts in England

180   

Repeal of provisions on authorisation for NHS foundation trusts

Part 5

Public involvement and local government

Chapter 1

Public involvement

Healthwatch England

181   

Healthwatch England

Local Healthwatch organisations

182   

Activities relating to local care services

183   

Local authority arrangements

184   

Local arrangements: power to make further provision

185   

Independent advocacy services

186   

Requests, rights of entry and referrals

187   

Annual reports

188   

Transitional arrangements

189   

Consequential provision

Chapter 2

Local government

Scrutiny functions of local authorities

190   

Scrutiny functions of local authorities

191   

Amendments consequential on section 190

Joint strategic needs assessments and strategies

192   

Joint strategic needs assessments

193   

Joint health and wellbeing strategies

Health and Wellbeing Boards: establishment

194   

Establishment of Health and Wellbeing Boards

 
 

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Health and Wellbeing Boards: functions

195   

Duty to encourage integrated working

196   

Other functions of Health and Wellbeing Boards

Health and Wellbeing Boards: supplementary

197   

Participation of NHS Commissioning Board

198   

Discharge of functions of Health and Wellbeing Boards

199   

Supply of information to Health and Wellbeing Boards

Care Trusts

200   

Care Trusts

Chapter 3

The Health Service Commissioner for England

201   

Disclosure of reports etc. by the Health Service Commissioner

Part 6

Primary care services

202   

Medical services: minor amendments

203   

Persons eligible to enter into general dental services contracts

204   

Arrangements under section 107 of the National Health Service Act 2006

205   

Payments in respect of costs of sight tests

206   

Pharmaceutical needs assessments

207   

Control of entry on pharmaceutical lists

208   

Lists of performers of pharmaceutical services and assistants etc.

Part 7

Regulation of health and social care workers

Orders under section 60 of the Health Act 1999

209   

Power to regulate social workers etc. in England

210   

Training etc. of approved mental health professionals in England

211   

Orders regulating social care workers in England: further provision

The General Social Care Council

212   

Abolition of the General Social Care Council

The Health and Care Professions Council

213   

Regulation of social workers in England

214   

The Health and Care Professions Council

215   

Functions of the Council in relation to social work in England

216   

Appeals in cases involving social workers in England

217   

Approval of courses for approved mental health professionals

218   

Exercise of function of approving courses, etc.

 
 

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219   

Arrangements with other health or social care regulators

220   

References in enactments to registered health professionals, etc.

Role of the Secretary of State

221   

Functions of the Secretary of State in relation to social care workers

The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care

222   

The Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care

223   

Functions of the Authority

224   

Funding of the Authority

225   

Power to advise regulatory bodies, investigate complaints, etc.

226   

Accountability and governance

227   

Appointments to regulatory bodies

228   

Establishment of voluntary registers

229   

Accreditation of voluntary registers

Consequential provision etc.

230   

Consequential provisions and savings, etc.

The Office of the Health Professions Adjudicator

231   

Abolition of the Office of the Health Professions Adjudicator

Part 8

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Establishment and general duties

232   

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

233   

General duties

Functions: quality standards

234   

Quality standards

235   

Supply of quality standards to other persons

236   

Advice or guidance to the Secretary of State or the Board

Functions: advice, guidance etc.

237   

Advice, guidance, information and recommendations

238   

NICE recommendations: appeals

239   

Training

240   

Advisory services

241   

Commissioning guidance

Functions: other

242   

NICE’s charter

243   

Additional functions

244   

Arrangements with other bodies

 
 

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245   

Failure by NICE to discharge any of its functions

246   

Protection from personal liability

Supplementary

247   

Interpretation of this Part

248   

Dissolution of predecessor body

249   

Consequential and transitional provision

Part 9

Health and adult social care services: information

Chapter 1

Information standards

250   

Powers to publish information standards

251   

Information standards: supplementary

Chapter 2

The Health and Social Care Information Centre

Establishment and general duties

252   

The Health and Social Care Information Centre

253   

General duties

Functions: information systems

254   

Powers to direct Information Centre to establish information systems

255   

Powers to request Information Centre to establish information systems

256   

Requests for collection under section 255: confidential information

257   

Requests under section 255: supplementary

258   

Information systems: supplementary

259   

Powers to require and request provision of information

260   

Publication of information

261   

Other dissemination of information

262   

Other dissemination: directions and requests under sections 254 and 255

263   

Code of practice on confidential information

264   

Information Register

265   

Advice or guidance

Functions: quality of health and social care information

266   

Assessment of quality of information

267   

Power to establish accreditation scheme

Functions: other

268   

Database of quality indicators

269   

Power to confer functions in relation to identification of GPs

270   

Additional functions

 
 

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271   

Arrangements with other bodies

272   

Failure by Information Centre to discharge any of its functions

273   

Protection from personal liability

General and supplementary

274   

Powers of Secretary of State or Board to give directions

275   

Interpretation of this Chapter

276   

Dissolution of predecessor body

277   

Consequential provision

Part 10

Abolition of certain public bodies etc

278   

The Alcohol Education and Research Council

279   

The Appointments Commission

280   

The National Information Governance Board for Health and Social Care

281   

The National Patient Safety Agency

282   

The NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement

283   

Standing advisory committees

Part 11

Miscellaneous

Information relating to births and deaths etc.

284   

Special notices of births and deaths

285   

Provision of information by Registrar General

286   

Provision of information by Registrar General: Wales

287   

Provision of statistical information by Statistics Board

Duties to co-operate

288   

Monitor: duty to co-operate with Care Quality Commission

289   

Care Quality Commission: duty to co-operate with Monitor

290   

Other duties to co-operate

291   

Breaches of duties to co-operate

The Care Quality Commission

292   

Requirement for Secretary of State to approve remuneration policy etc.

293   

Conduct of reviews etc. by Care Quality Commission

294   

Failure to discharge functions

Arrangements with devolved authorities etc.

295   

Arrangements between the Board and Northern Ireland Ministers

296   

Arrangements between the Board and Scottish Ministers etc.

297   

Relationships between the health services

298   

Advice or assistance to public authorities in the Isle of Man or Channel

Islands

 
 

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Supervised community treatment

299   

Certificate of consent of community patients to treatment

Transfer schemes

300   

Transfer schemes

301   

Transfer schemes: supplemental

302   

Subsequent property transfer schemes

Part 12

Final provisions

303   

Power to make consequential provision

304   

Regulations, orders and directions

305   

Financial provision

306   

Commencement

307   

Commencement: consultation with Scottish Ministers

308   

Extent

309   

Short title

Schedule 1   —   

The National Health Service Commissioning Board

Schedule 2   —   

Clinical commissioning groups

Schedule 3   —   

Pharmaceutical remuneration

Schedule 4   —   

Amendments of the National Health Service Act 2006

Part 1   —   

The health service in England

Part 2   —   

NHS Bodies

Part 3   —   

Local authorities

Part 4   —   

Medical services

Part 5   —   

Dental services

Part 6   —   

Ophthalmic services

Part 7   —   

Pharmaceutical services

Part 8   —   

Charging

Part 9   —   

Fraud etc.

Part 10   —   

Property and finance

Part 11   —   

Public involvement and scrutiny

Part 12   —   

Miscellaneous

Schedule 5   —   

Part 1: amendments of other enactments

Schedule 6   —   

Part 1: transitional provision

Schedule 7   —   

Abolition of the Health Protection Agency: consequential

amendments

Schedule 8   —   

Monitor

Schedule 9   —   

Requirements under section 75: undertakings

Schedule 10   —   

References by Monitor to the Competition Commission

Schedule 11   —   

Further provision about Monitor’s enforcement powers

Part 1   —   

Discretionary requirements

Part 2   —   

Enforcement undertakings

Schedule 12   —   

Procedure on references under section 120

Schedule 13   —   

Part 3: minor and consequential amendments

 
 

 
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